October 14 - October 28, 2016

Georgia Took

The Story of Stuff Global Community

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 25 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    0
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    3
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    20
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Waste

Compost Food Waste

I will avoid sending .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Buy Food and Water Only

I will not purchase anything but food and water.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 30-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

I will adopt a diet free of refined sugars, which eliminates sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Buy from a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Visit a Waste Management Facility

I will visit a local dump/transfer station, material recovery facility, and/or landfill to learn about the waste stream.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Start Composting

I will start a compost collection at home, work, or school.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Community

Share my Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible with a lawn sign or bumper sticker, or by posting to my social media networks.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and/or unsubscribing from catalogs.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day for two weeks that I am grateful for or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Buy in Bulk

I will only purchase bulk food items and avoid all single-package items.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Eat Meals Outside

I will eat 1 meal(s) outside each day.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Just Drive Less

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Say No to Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 3 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 30 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash with me to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Choose Two-Sided Printing

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper per day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided at work.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

I will only use reusable containers for my lunches at work or school.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable plates, cups, or cutlery.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Practice Gratitude for Earth

I will spend 15 minute(s) per day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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